Роженският манастир



Роженският манастир е един от няколкото запазени средновековни манастири в България. Разположен само на 5км от най-малкия български град Мелник, точното възникване на манастира не е засвидетелствано, но според летописите е създаден още през 890 година.  




Роженският манастир е известен със своите иконостаси и невероятно красиви стенописи. Манастирът има неправилна шестоъгълна форма, като жилищните сгради обграждат красив двор, в средата на който е разположена манастирската църква. 


Манастирът претърпява пожар през втората половина на 17 век, който опустошава манастирския архив и нанася сериозни поражения върху сградите. През следващия век е реставриран с финансовата помощ на заможни българи от цялата страна.


От манастира се разкрива невероятна панорамна гледка към Мелнишките пирамиди.


Роженският манастир Роженският манастир Reviewed by Stanislava E. on 3/07/2016 Rating: 5

11 comments:

  1. Hello Sany! Nope, never visited a monastery like this before but Id really like now. The architecture is outstanding but what I love most is the peaceful and quiet atmosphere that there is. Amazing pics indeed! Have a nice week Sany, big kisses! xo

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  2. What an interesting place to visit. I've only visited a couple of monasteries before in Austria, and California. I am always interested in the history about each one. Great captures of the area Stanislava.
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  3. I can almost feel the peace and quite of the monastery and surroundings. The photos are so relaxing and once again I'm surprised by the beauty of your country :)

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  4. I've never visited a monastery before but I imagine it would be a very unique and cool experience. It's a shame that this one was partially destroyed by that fire but it certainly looks and sounds like they did a good job with restoring it. Have a great week Sany!

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  5. I have visited a few monasteries in Luxembourg and when travelling. This one looks very quiet and very well maintained. It must be nice when there aren't crowds of tourist invading the place.

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  6. I have not been there very But I heard about it.

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  7. Loving the photos! Looks like a peaceful place to visit!
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  8. Hello Sany! :) This monastery looks really impressive and to be honest, I don't remember if I visited similar to this one, but I remember that I was amazed of monastery in Assisi,in Italy, it's also very old and the view from it was breathtaking :) What about this place, I really like your photos, it's great to get to know something about great places to visit in your country, dear friend :)

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  9. Oh wow S! What a gorgeous place. I've actually visited a few in Portugal and Spain when I was younger and we'd go there for the summer. That's pretty much all we used to go sightseeing for. Monasteries and churches. They don't really excite me anymore which is a shame because they are super steeped in history. I have to admit the Rozhen is rather different to what I've come accustomed to seeing. I'm used to cold, stone monsters on high ground, not quaint wooden buildings. I actually wouldn't mind seeing this one day.

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  10. Много хубави снимки. Не съм била в този манастир все още, но изглежда много спретнато и спокойно местенце :)

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  11. A peaceful atmosphere which I love, even I didn't see any bulgarian monastery, but I would like to, I did some from my country and every time I enjoy.

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